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Fox and Hounds

) #666 of 893 Restaurants in Cardiff $$ - $$$ Bar, British, Pub
Old Church Road | Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 1AD, Wales
+44 29 2069 3377
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible12%
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“brains beer” (2 reviews)
“grill night” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Church Road | Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 1AD, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Daughter discovered this Brains Pub recently and notified us as we enjoy the Brains group Pubs and restaurants since moving near Merthyr 12 years ago. What a surprise friendly place and staff. Good quality food and menu, very good mixed Grills and a sharing plater...More

Thank Kenneth A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on bank holiday Monday. Great, on a Monday buy any burger and it comes with a free drink BUT apparently not on a bank holiday Monday. The menus don't say this but there you go. Still, we all ordered burgers and all four were...More

Thank mrsp237
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for lunch with my wife having not been there for some months, the food was very poor and it always used to be lovely. A much smaller menu than previously, no Specials on Specials Board. I had a simple meal, ham, egg and chips,...More

Thank hopkinstownboy
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this pub Saturday afternoon , great selection of beer , excellent for families ,kids and dogs .Friendly and efficient staff . You order at the bar and the food comes up just the right timing .The food is good for all palettes , light...More

Thank Blossomhill1
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Food was well below par. Not that busy but when my meal of gammon eggs etc there was only one overcooked egg rather than the two advertised. My wife's steak was stone cold. The female staff were apologetic but when a new steak arrived it...More

1  Thank johnbute
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Ended up here after two nearby carverys had run out of meat, after a 45 min wait for food and having to ask where our food was it miraculously appeared within seconds, food was nothing to write home about and certainly not worth the money,...More

1  Thank Floyd1978
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Food was below average. Service was good. Atmosphere was nice. It was late afternoon, so perhaps they were between chefs but the food was not well cooked. My husband and I were happy with our respective meals except for the veg which was raw not...More

2  Thank Dee44444
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Went there for a meal quite a few times now and I must say there are no complaints . Food ,drinks and staff are brill . Would recommend this pub to anyone

Thank Annmarie C
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Went to this refurbished Brains pub for lunch with work colleagues. Décor is very nice & this place was long overdue a refurbishment. Not busy when we visited so food didn’t take too long to arrive. We all had jacket potatoes with various fillings ok...More

1  Thank tourist25
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was quiet,only three tables eating although the bar was busy. After choosing our meal we waited for the waitress to arrive she didn't, she was talking to the party on the next table who she obviously knew. So with a broken leg I went...More

1  Thank chimpmaster
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Why have the prices for your drinks gone up so much compared with the Plough? Two drinks here have gone up 60p and in the Plough only 10p. You are now more expensive than the Plough.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Church Road | Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 1AD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Cardiff
  • Phone Number: +44 29 2069 3377
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